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[perl #121662] Test failure in t/run/switchM.t with -DPERL_DISABLE_PMC

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Tony Cook via RT
April 21, 2014 00:39
[perl #121662] Test failure in t/run/switchM.t with -DPERL_DISABLE_PMC
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On Mon Apr 14 13:02:02 2014, tomhukins wrote:
> It's unusual to compile Perl with -DPERL_DISABLE_PMC, but it's
> something that has worked in previous versions of perl.
> On blead, tests in t/run/switchM.t fail.  The attached patch skips
> those tests using a crude regular expression: a better approach that I
> don't know of might exist.
> Please apply this patch, or something that does the job better, before
> 5.20 so everyone can continue to compile and use Perl 5 without PMC
> support.

I think this belongs in blead, and plan to apply it in a couple of days if no-one objects.

This fixes a new test introduced during the code freeze which I think makes it fair game.

The patch will probably require some adjustment to avoid a conflict with the patch in 121672.


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